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Dental stem cells may assist stroke patients

British Dental Journal 216, 612 (2014) Published online: 13 June 2014 | doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.2014.469 Stem cells from teeth can develop and form complex networks of brain-like cells, according to laboratory studies undertaken at the University of Adelaide’s Centre for Stem Cell Research. Although these cells haven’t developed into fully fledged neurons, researchers believe it’s just a … Continue reading Dental stem cells may assist stroke patients

Health-Care Providers Want Patients to Read Medical Records, Spot Errors

By Laura Landro – June 9, 2014 7:02 p.m. ET More health care providers are encouraging patients to correct errors in their medical records, allowing them to view their doctors’ notes about them online, and add their own thoughts. WSJ’s Laura Landro discusses with Tanya Rivero on Lunch Break. Photo: Getty Health-care providers are giving … Continue reading Health-Care Providers Want Patients to Read Medical Records, Spot Errors

UAE world’s top destination for professionals: LinkedIn

By Shuchita Kapur – Wednesday, June 04, 2014 The UAE is the most popular work destination for professionals, according to a new report by professional networking site LinkedIn, which also reveals that India is the leading provider of expat talent to the UAE. The findings are based on a global study of 300 million members … Continue reading UAE world’s top destination for professionals: LinkedIn

Stem cell therapy shows promise for multiple sclerosis in mouse model

La Jolla, California – Monday, May 19, 2014, 10:00 Hrs [IST] Mice crippled by an autoimmune disease similar to multiple sclerosis (MS) regained the ability to walk and run after a team of researchers led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), University of Utah and University of California (UC), Irvine implanted human stem … Continue reading Stem cell therapy shows promise for multiple sclerosis in mouse model